Investigations Regarding Certifications of Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance, 53046-53047 [E8-21319]

Download as PDF 53046 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 178 / Friday, September 12, 2008 / Notices TA–W–63,412; Pfizer, Inc, Conshohocken, PA. TA–W–63,803; MIG Wire and Tube, LLC, Chattanooga, TN. The Department has determined that criterion (3) of Section 246 has not been met. Competition conditions within the workers’ industry are not adverse. None. Negative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance In the following cases, the investigation revealed that the eligibility criteria for worker adjustment assistance have not been met for the reasons specified. Because the workers of the firm are not eligible to apply for TAA, the workers cannot be certified eligible for ATAA. The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.A.) and (a)(2)(B)(II.A.) (employment decline) have not been met. None. The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.B.) (Sales or production, or both, did not decline) and (a)(2)(B)(II.B.) (shift in production to a foreign country) have not been met. None. The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.C.) (increased imports) and (a)(2)(B)(II.B.) (shift in production to a foreign country) have not been met. TA–W–63,699; England, Inc., Morristown, TN. TA–W–63,707; Alcoa, Inc., Rockdale, TX. TA–W–63,716; Woodbridge Corporation, Brodhead, WI. TA–W–63,785; American Woodmark, Ham Lake, MN. TA–W–63,800; Columbia Falls Aluminum Company, LLC, Columbia Falls, MT. TA–W–63,853; Red Sheld Environmental, LLC, Old Town, ME. TA–W–63,909; Auxora, Inc., Baldwin Park, CA. TA–W–63,708; ABB Reliability Services, Full Service, Working at International Paper, Mansfield, LA. The workers’ firm does not produce an article as required for certification under Section 222 of the Trade Act of 1974. TA–W–63,845; Monster Cable Products, Distribution Center, Inventory & Quality Control, Brisbane, CA. TA–W–63,886; Geo Specialty Chemicals, Rubber and Plastics Division, Gibbstown, NJ. The investigation revealed that criteria of Section 222(b)(2) has not been met. The workers’ firm (or subdivision) is not a supplier to or a downstream producer for a firm whose workers were certified eligible to apply for TAA. None. I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the period of August 25 through August 29, 2008. Copies of these determinations are available for inspection in Room C–5311, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210 during normal business hours or will be mailed to persons who write to the above address. Dated: September 4, 2008. Erin FitzGerald, Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E8–21320 Filed 9–11–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Investigations Regarding Certifications of Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance Petitions have been filed with the Secretary of Labor under section 221(a) of the Trade Act of 1974 (‘‘the Act’’) and are identified in the Appendix to this notice. Upon receipt of these petitions, the Director of the Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance, Employment and Training Administration, has instituted investigations pursuant to section 221(a) of the Act. The purpose of each of the investigations is to determine whether the workers are eligible to apply for adjustment assistance under Title II, Chapter 2, of the Act. The investigations will further relate, as appropriate, to the determination of the date on which total or partial separations began or threatened to begin and the subdivision of the firm involved. The petitioners or any other persons showing a substantial interest in the subject matter of the investigations may request a public hearing, provided such request is filed in writing with the Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance, at the address shown below, not later than September 22, 2008. Interested persons are invited to submit written comments regarding the subject matter of the investigations to the Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance, at the address shown below, not later than September 22, 2008. The petitions filed in this case are available for inspection at the Office of the Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room C–5311, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210. Signed at Washington, DC, this 3rd day of September 2008. Erin Fitzgerald, Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. APPENDIX [TAA petitions instituted between 8/25/08 and 8/29/08] Subject firm (petitioners) Location Boise Cascade, LLC (AFL–CIO) .................................................... Hutchinson FTS (Comp) ................................................................. Veyance Technologies, Inc. (Comp) .............................................. Delfingen US, Inc. (Comp) ............................................................. Norandal USA, Inc. (Comp) ............................................................ Superior Industries International Incorporated (Comp) .................. Liberty Molds, Inc. (State) .............................................................. Melco Engraving (State) ................................................................. Irving Forest Products/Pinkham Saw Mill (Union) .......................... Upoc Networks, Inc./Administaff Companies (State) ..................... SMI Global Corporation (State) ...................................................... Kellwood Company (State) ............................................................. La Grande, OR .................... Byrdstown, TN ..................... Fairlawn, OH ....................... El Paso, TX ......................... Salisbury, NC ...................... Pittsburg, KS ....................... Portage, MI .......................... Rochester Hills, MI .............. Fort Kent, ME ...................... New York, NY ..................... Bellevue, WA ....................... Chesterfield, MO ................. ebenthall on PROD1PC60 with NOTICES TA–W 63924 63925 63926 63927 63928 63929 63930 63931 63932 63933 63934 63935 ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:18 Sep 11, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\12SEN1.SGM Date of institution 12SEN1 08/25/08 08/25/08 08/25/08 08/25/08 08/25/08 08/25/08 08/25/08 08/25/08 08/25/08 08/25/08 08/26/08 08/27/08 Date of petition 08/20/08 08/22/08 08/22/08 06/24/08 08/22/08 08/22/08 08/22/08 08/21/08 08/21/08 08/19/08 08/25/08 08/18/08 53047 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 178 / Friday, September 12, 2008 / Notices APPENDIX—Continued [TAA petitions instituted between 8/25/08 and 8/29/08] Subject firm (petitioners) Location EPT (Comp) .................................................................................... Escalade Sports, Inc. (IUECWA) .................................................... Parker Hosiery Company, Inc. (Comp) .......................................... Hewlett Packard/Technology Development Organization (Wkrs) .. Diebold, Inc. (Wkrs) ........................................................................ General Motors (State) ................................................................... Mega Building Systems (Wkrs) ...................................................... Dana Holding Corporation, Sealing Products Grp (Comp) ............ Norma Products (US), Inc. (Wkrs) ................................................. Beiersdorf (Comp) .......................................................................... Rayloc—Morganfield (Wkrs) ........................................................... Rayloc—Payson (Wkrs) .................................................................. Kulp Foundry (Comp) ..................................................................... Casco Group, Inc. (State) ............................................................... Howmet Corporation (Union) .......................................................... CFM U.S. Corporation (Comp) ....................................................... Intel Corporation (Comp) ................................................................ Katahdin Paper Company, LLC (Comp) ........................................ Flextronics (Wkrs) ........................................................................... South Company, Inc. (Wkrs) .......................................................... Cooper Standard Automotive (UAW) ............................................. Phillips Plastics Corporation (Wkrs) ............................................... American Parts and Services, Inc. (Comp) .................................... KOH Defense Systems, Inc. (Wkrs) ............................................... Peoploungers (Comp) ..................................................................... Maysville, KY ....................... Evansville, IN ...................... Old Fort, NC ........................ Corvallis, OR ....................... Lexington, NC ..................... Doraville, GA ....................... Springfield, MO ................... Paris, TN ............................. Wixom, MI ........................... Mariemont, OH .................... Morganfield, KY ................... Payson, UT ......................... East Stroudsburg, PA ......... Cerritos, CA ......................... Whitehall, MI ....................... Huntington, IN ..................... Rio Rancho, NM .................. Millinocket, ME .................... Charlotte, NC ...................... Concordville, PA .................. Gaylord, MI .......................... Medford, WI ......................... Schaumburg, IL ................... Johnstown, Pa ..................... Mantachie, MS .................... TA–W 63936 63937 63938 63939 63940 63941 63942 63943 63944 63945 63946 63947 63948 63949 63950 63951 63952 63953 63954 63955 63956 63957 63958 63959 63960 ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ ............ [FR Doc. E8–21319 Filed 9–11–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–63,516] ebenthall on PROD1PC60 with NOTICES Morlite/Vista Lighting, Genlyte Group, Erie, PA; Notice of Negative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration By application dated August 19, 2008, a worker requested administrative reconsideration of the Department’s negative determination regarding eligibility for workers and former workers of Morlite/Vista Lighting, Genlyte Group, Erie, Pennsylvania to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance (ATAA). The negative determination was issued on July 15, 2008. The Department’s Notice of negative determination was published in the Federal Register on July 30, 2008 (73 FR 44284). The workers at Morlite/Vista Lighting, Genlyte Group, Erie, Pennsylvania (subject facility) produce commercial light fixtures for the security and healthcare industries, and are not separately identifiable by product line. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:18 Sep 11, 2008 Jkt 214001 The petition was denied because sales and production at the subject facility increased in 2007 when compared with 2006 and increased from January through May 2008 when compared with the corresponding period in 2007. The initial investigation also revealed that Morlite/Vista Lighting (subject firm) did not shift production of commercial light fixtures from the subject facility to a foreign country during the relevant period. Pursuant to 29 CFR 90.18(c), administrative reconsideration may be granted under the following circumstances: (1) If it appears on the basis of facts not previously considered that the determination complained of was erroneous; (2) If it appears that the determination complained of was based on a mistake in the determination of facts not previously considered; or (3) If in the opinion of the Certifying Officer, a mis-interpretation of facts or of the law justified reconsideration of the decision. In the request for reconsideration, the worker asserts that the shift of production from Tupelo, Mississippi to China enabled the subject firm to shift production from Erie, Pennsylvania to Tupelo, Mississippi, and thereby caused the workers’ separations. To certify a worker group for TAA on a shift of production basis, the Department must find that there has PO 00000 Frm 00104 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Date of institution 08/27/08 08/27/08 08/27/08 08/27/08 08/27/08 08/27/08 08/27/08 08/27/08 08/27/08 08/28/08 08/28/08 08/28/08 08/28/08 08/28/08 08/28/08 08/28/08 08/28/08 08/28/08 08/28/08 08/28/08 08/28/08 08/28/08 08/29/08 08/29/08 08/29/08 Date of petition 08/26/08 08/25/08 08/25/08 08/26/08 08/25/08 08/26/08 08/25/08 08/13/08 08/19/08 08/27/08 08/14/08 08/14/08 08/19/08 08/25/08 08/27/08 08/27/08 08/20/08 08/27/08 08/27/08 08/27/08 08/22/08 08/27/08 08/28/08 08/28/08 08/28/08 been a shift in production by the workers’ firm or appropriate subdivision to a foreign country of articles like or directly competitive with articles which are produced by the workers’ firm or subdivision. A shift of production of flange kits from the subject firm’s Tupelo, Mississippi facility to a foreign country is not the same as a shift of production of commercial light fixtures from the subject firm’s Erie, Pennsylvania facility to a foreign country. Flange kits are neither like nor directly competitive with the commercial light fixtures produced at the subject facility. After careful review of the request for reconsideration, the Department determines that there is no new information that supports a finding that Section 222 of the Trade Act of 1974 was satisfied and that no mistake or misinterpretation of the facts or of the law with regards to the number or proportion of workers separated from the subject firm during the relevant period. Conclusion After review of the application and investigative findings, I conclude that there has been no error or misinterpretation of the law or of the facts which would justify reconsideration of the Department of Labor’s prior decision. Accordingly, the application is denied. E:\FR\FM\12SEN1.SGM 12SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 178 (Friday, September 12, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 53046-53047]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-21319]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Investigations Regarding Certifications of Eligibility To Apply 
for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment 
Assistance

    Petitions have been filed with the Secretary of Labor under section 
221(a) of the Trade Act of 1974 (``the Act'') and are identified in the 
Appendix to this notice. Upon receipt of these petitions, the Director 
of the Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance, Employment and Training 
Administration, has instituted investigations pursuant to section 
221(a) of the Act.
    The purpose of each of the investigations is to determine whether 
the workers are eligible to apply for adjustment assistance under Title 
II, Chapter 2, of the Act. The investigations will further relate, as 
appropriate, to the determination of the date on which total or partial 
separations began or threatened to begin and the subdivision of the 
firm involved.
    The petitioners or any other persons showing a substantial interest 
in the subject matter of the investigations may request a public 
hearing, provided such request is filed in writing with the Director, 
Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance, at the address shown below, 
not later than September 22, 2008.
    Interested persons are invited to submit written comments regarding 
the subject matter of the investigations to the Director, Division of 
Trade Adjustment Assistance, at the address shown below, not later than 
September 22, 2008.
    The petitions filed in this case are available for inspection at 
the Office of the Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance, 
Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room 
C-5311, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 3rd day of September 2008.
Erin Fitzgerald,
Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

                                                    Appendix
                             [TAA petitions instituted between 8/25/08 and 8/29/08]
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                                                                                         Date of       Date of
           TA-W               Subject firm (petitioners)             Location          institution    petition
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63924....................  Boise Cascade, LLC (AFL-CIO)....  La Grande, OR..........      08/25/08      08/20/08
63925....................  Hutchinson FTS (Comp)...........  Byrdstown, TN..........      08/25/08      08/22/08
63926....................  Veyance Technologies, Inc.        Fairlawn, OH...........      08/25/08      08/22/08
                            (Comp).
63927....................  Delfingen US, Inc. (Comp).......  El Paso, TX............      08/25/08      06/24/08
63928....................  Norandal USA, Inc. (Comp).......  Salisbury, NC..........      08/25/08      08/22/08
63929....................  Superior Industries               Pittsburg, KS..........      08/25/08      08/22/08
                            International Incorporated
                            (Comp).
63930....................  Liberty Molds, Inc. (State).....  Portage, MI............      08/25/08      08/22/08
63931....................  Melco Engraving (State).........  Rochester Hills, MI....      08/25/08      08/21/08
63932....................  Irving Forest Products/Pinkham    Fort Kent, ME..........      08/25/08      08/21/08
                            Saw Mill (Union).
63933....................  Upoc Networks, Inc./Administaff   New York, NY...........      08/25/08      08/19/08
                            Companies (State).
63934....................  SMI Global Corporation (State)..  Bellevue, WA...........      08/26/08      08/25/08
63935....................  Kellwood Company (State)........  Chesterfield, MO.......      08/27/08      08/18/08

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63936....................  EPT (Comp)......................  Maysville, KY..........      08/27/08      08/26/08
63937....................  Escalade Sports, Inc. (IUECWA)..  Evansville, IN.........      08/27/08      08/25/08
63938....................  Parker Hosiery Company, Inc.      Old Fort, NC...........      08/27/08      08/25/08
                            (Comp).
63939....................  Hewlett Packard/Technology        Corvallis, OR..........      08/27/08      08/26/08
                            Development Organization (Wkrs).
63940....................  Diebold, Inc. (Wkrs)............  Lexington, NC..........      08/27/08      08/25/08
63941....................  General Motors (State)..........  Doraville, GA..........      08/27/08      08/26/08
63942....................  Mega Building Systems (Wkrs)....  Springfield, MO........      08/27/08      08/25/08
63943....................  Dana Holding Corporation,         Paris, TN..............      08/27/08      08/13/08
                            Sealing Products Grp (Comp).
63944....................  Norma Products (US), Inc. (Wkrs)  Wixom, MI..............      08/27/08      08/19/08
63945....................  Beiersdorf (Comp)...............  Mariemont, OH..........      08/28/08      08/27/08
63946....................  Rayloc--Morganfield (Wkrs)......  Morganfield, KY........      08/28/08      08/14/08
63947....................  Rayloc--Payson (Wkrs)...........  Payson, UT.............      08/28/08      08/14/08
63948....................  Kulp Foundry (Comp).............  East Stroudsburg, PA...      08/28/08      08/19/08
63949....................  Casco Group, Inc. (State).......  Cerritos, CA...........      08/28/08      08/25/08
63950....................  Howmet Corporation (Union)......  Whitehall, MI..........      08/28/08      08/27/08
63951....................  CFM U.S. Corporation (Comp).....  Huntington, IN.........      08/28/08      08/27/08
63952....................  Intel Corporation (Comp)........  Rio Rancho, NM.........      08/28/08      08/20/08
63953....................  Katahdin Paper Company, LLC       Millinocket, ME........      08/28/08      08/27/08
                            (Comp).
63954....................  Flextronics (Wkrs)..............  Charlotte, NC..........      08/28/08      08/27/08
63955....................  South Company, Inc. (Wkrs)......  Concordville, PA.......      08/28/08      08/27/08
63956....................  Cooper Standard Automotive (UAW)  Gaylord, MI............      08/28/08      08/22/08
63957....................  Phillips Plastics Corporation     Medford, WI............      08/28/08      08/27/08
                            (Wkrs).
63958....................  American Parts and Services,      Schaumburg, IL.........      08/29/08      08/28/08
                            Inc. (Comp).
63959....................  KOH Defense Systems, Inc. (Wkrs)  Johnstown, Pa..........      08/29/08      08/28/08
63960....................  Peoploungers (Comp).............  Mantachie, MS..........      08/29/08      08/28/08
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